When Is It Time to Quit Your Day Job?

When I first started writing for magazines I managed to collect my (not) fair share of rejection letters. However, I persisted in writing queries and improving my pitch. One day, the dam broke open and I was faced with a choice I was happy to make: Quit my job and jump full force into being […]

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My name is Nancy Hendrickson and I like to shuffle words around until they make sense. You’ve just stumbled upon my online hang-out. I write non-fiction books and work with authors who are stalled, stymied, stopped, stagnating, scared, or stumped. Need a creative boost? Try the 30-Day Challenge. It’s free and it just might wake up your brain!

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What Do You Think About Images as Inspiration?

  If you read my book Writer’s Block: Vanquished!, you’ll know that I often use images as inspiration, a new perspective, or to kickstart an idea. Last week I made the rounds of three of the 21 California Missions – San Diego de Alcala, San Juan Capistrano, and San Luis Rey. While at each, I used […]

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My question to you

Need a creative boost? Try the 30-Day Challenge. It’s free and it just might wake up your brain!

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Anatomy of an Article #1

Part 1 of a series: The Anatomy of an Article – Need a creative boost? Try the 30-Day Challenge. It’s free and it just might wake up your brain!

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Off to the Races: Sell More Books – 55 Free Promotions that Work

On sale now until Easter (the Bunny made me do it!) You may already know about tweeting your book, but do you know how effective a Facebook event can be? My newest book, written with Michelle Campbell-Scott, gives 55 different promotional methods. We know some of them are fairly well-known, but others have flown under […]

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Book Promotion Ideas for Indie Authors

You’re entering the playground of book promotion ideas. Nothing’s too crazy to try, nothing’s too precious to hoard. Have fun, leave comments, share ideas. Need a creative boost? Try the 30-Day Challenge. It’s free and it just might wake up your brain!

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